Jordan Luallen: Leading the way

4 star quarterback prospect and prized Georgia Tech commit Jordan Luallen may already be committed but recruiting is not even close to over for him. Luallen is already showing some leadership and taking it upon himself to try and help out Tech coaches get commitments from recruits they're going after.

4 star quarterback prospect and prized Georgia Tech commit Jordan Luallen may already be committed but recruiting is not even close to over for him. Luallen is already showing some leadership and taking it upon himself to try and help out Tech coaches get commitments from recruits they're going after.

"I was in touch with a lot of the guys. Will Jackson was one of the biggest ones. Coaches had told me he was a big time offensive lineman once I committed. I also talked to Rod (Roderick Sweeting), Ray (Raymond Beno), Jay Finch, and pretty much everyone since I committed except for Jeremy Moore."

Luallen also keeps in touch with his fellow GT commits.

"I keep in regular contact with most of the commits. I talk to Rod Sweeting a lot. We're pretty tight. I talk to "Too Tall" (Emannuel Dieke). We're talking about rooming together possibly. Let's see, Jay Finch, Ray Beno, Will Jackson, all those guys. And Daniel Drummond. He's a good guy."

September 20th is a big game weekend for Georgia Tech as they host Mississippi State. It will also be a pivotal recruiting weekend as Tech will play host to many of their top prospects. Jordan will be attending the game and will be certain to make efforts to get the prospects to join him in Atlanta come 2009.

"I've heard of a lot. Daniel Hood, Wesley Johnson, Orwin Smith. Daniel Hood - I'll be putting the full court press on him and guys like him. I've tried to get in contact with him but he's a tough guy to get a hold of. Orwin, I'm not sure if he will be able to make it. But I'm really working on him quite a bit. He's honest with me and I think he is a good possibility. All the commitments should be there, but I've not talked to Jeremy Moore. I think I have his contact information wrong. Daniel Drummond said Izaan Cross is gonna be there that weekend, too. A few others should be there."

Has Luallen talked to the coaches about any other recruiting prospects?

"Mainly Wesley Johnson, Daniel Hood, and those guys. Definitely Orwin. He's just amazing what he can do. He's a big time player. I've talked to them about Mark Brazinski. He's a "P.T.P.-er" (prime-time player). I hope to talk to him soon. I'm not sure if the coaches have offered him but I think they're close. He's is a big time offensive lineman and I know we want a couple more."

Jordan also shared his thoughts on GT this year and the effect it might have on recruiting:

"My dad and I are big college football buffs so we get (ESPN) Gameplan and we watched the Tech game. The victory over Boston College could open a lot of guys' eyes. BC, they were the Atlantic division champions last year. It definitely is a stepping stone for recruiting. I was definitely impressed. Pulling a "W" against BC away is big time. I'm sure people were doubting. I think that after Saturday that the triple-option is back in college football. There were definitely some mistakes, but repetitions will change that. At the end of the season, if they're rolling on all cylinders it could be scary."

Luallen has the talent and the character to be a future leader for Georgia Tech football one day. What's important now to Jordan is to help build the future contributors around him. That's exactly what he's doing.


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